Craft Union Pub Company aims to reach 500 pubs by 2020 The operator has announced ambitious plans to grow its current estate of 122 pubs, having added 31 new sites in the last three months. It aims to reach 170 pubs by September this year. Read more.
Wise sells menswear brand Boglioli to PHI Industrial Acquisitions Wise, an Italian mid-market private equity firm, has sold its 97% stake in the fashion business. Boglioli is understood to have debts of €15m and had revenues of €24m in 2015. Read more.
Amazon readies plan to launch checkout-free supermarkets in the UK The ecommerce giant has trademarked the slogan "No Lines. No Checkout. (No, Seriously.)" with the UK's Intellectual Property Office, suggesting it is planning a roll-out of its hi-tech Amazon Go supermarkets. Read more.